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at sandy hook reminds us that we've got to keep trying and we've got to keep doing more about it. and, so, i want to first of all recognize that senator feinstein, in my conversations with her, and the tragedies she's experienced as mayor of san francisco as well as her attempts to ban assault weapons and had done so in the past, and that her federal assault legislation, while ended, she will reintroduce that in january and we will be big supporters of that. and she will continue dialoguing on a national level, and we will support her efforts and the efforts of all of our federal officials to do more, along with the president of the united states and congress to act. and, in fact, i joined over 750 other mayors across this country, using social media and the technology that's available to us today to signal a demand to our congress that we really need a plan and a plan and an action to follow that, to ban these assault weapons and to make sure that we do everything we can to create a higher level of safety throughout the country. assault weapons and the types of things that we've seen in
to go in different direction. the unfortunate and very tragic incident in connecticut in sandy hook elementary school of course heightened everybody's awareness of what violence can really be all about. and as we have been not only responding, reacting to this national tragedy that i think president obama has adequately described as broken all of our hearts, and in every funeral that has taken place, for those 20 innocent children and six innocent adults in the school districts, and school administrators, we obviously have shared in that very tragic event, all of us. it has touched everybody across this country. san francisco is no different. and i have shared that emotional experience with the supervisor and everybody here, in our law enforcement, and in our health department as well. the question for us, then, is what do we do about it? and not only can we share in this tragedy and signal our sympathies to the families as we've done, but we've got to do something more. and this is where i want to make sure i recognize all of the people that are in that effort of doing something ab
are watching with two bad memories in mind-- hurricane sandy, which was just 103 days ago, and the last blizzard two years ago that paralyzed the nation's largest city. here's jim axelrod. >> reporter: tonight new york city is take nothing chances. 1,700 snowplows have been deployed 450 salt spreaders 65 front-end loaders. mayor michael bloomberg. >> it's not going to be a hurricane sandy but that doesn't mean you can't get badly hurt or killed if you're not careful. >> reporter: the devastation from superstorm sandy is a fresh memory and so is the blizzard two years ago that dumped 20 inches here. the streets took days to clear hindering emergency vehicles and city buses. >> we're just basically stuck on this block you know? >> reporter: g.p.s. tracking devices on garbage trucks will allow new yorkers to punch their addresss into a web page and track when their block will be plowed. 6,100 sanitation workers are now mobilized. 400 more than two years ago. union president harry nespoli said they just started to catch their breath after sandy. >> i wouldn't say they're tired. they feel it
election day entitled in the last few hours -- >> you mean hurricane sandy? >> yes, certain danger signs saying that obama could be coming back because of the storm. the fact of the matter is that before hurricane sandy started, obama was trailing mitt romney. in gallop and rasmussen, virtually all of the major polling, because he had lost the first debate, not recovered in the second and gotten a little bit better in the third. and nobody could tell the impact of sandy. 15% of the voters made up their minds in the last 72 hours. and they cited sandy as number one. >> it wasn't just sandy. when the numbers finally came in for obama, he just cleaned romney's clock. i mean, he did. unfortunately for you guys, it was a really bad beating in the end. it wasn't really close, wasn't a nail biter, a surprise obama ran a much better campaign. you can't honestly blame a storm and say, that's what led to obama winning. >> no. >> obama was going to win -- >> i tend to believe that cnn's polling was accurate, wouldn't you? >> i think all the polls should be taken with a large pinch of salt. i really
. how has business been in this gun store since the sandy hook massacre? >> we've increased our sales four to five times. we were doing about a million dollars a month and started doing a million dollars a week until we sold out. right now it's impossible to get guns in, and ammunition. >> this pattern has been seen all across america. why? why are people, in the face of such a horrible massacre, are running out to buy guns? >> they feel they'll be banned and are running out to get whatever they can. the rumor is that they're going to try to ban anything beyond a ten-bullet capacity magazine semi automatic handgun. you don't have to worry about missing. the pistol misfiring, going through sheet rock and killing an innocent loved one or neighbor. >> do you believe any guns should be banned? >> i do not. >> why? >> it's not guns that kill people. if this is the case we need to ban alcohol. alcohol kills more people than guns. i don't know the statistics. >> but do you believe the more guns there are in america the safer the country is? >> in the hands of the right people, yes, yes. if y
senador menÉndez. >>> y damnificados de la tormenta sandy se quejan. en la capital de estados unidos se destaca no solo por su belleza, sino por su pÉsimo >>> el gobierno de mÉxico dijo que la explosiÓn en pemexse debiÓ a una acumulacion de gas, no a explosivos, las autoridades dijeron que todo ocurriÓ cuando tres trabajadores de mantenimiento encendieron un foco que hizo contacto con el gas metano y provocÓ la explosiÓn. >>> un abogado de repÚblica dominicana asegura saber donde se originaron las denuncias en contra del senador menÉndez, amenaza llevar a la publicaciÓn diginal que las divulgo, esperanza ceballos nos cuenta de los continuos esfuerzos por localizar a los que la hicieron. el abogado guzmÁn dije que los organismos de seguridad le dieron esta informaciÓn. >>> estamos haciendo contacto con los servicios de inteligencia para buscar el auxilio de la policÍa mexicana para investigar quiÉn es el dueÑo de la famosa cuenta de i p. >>> aunque castillo desconoce de que ciudad especÍficamente, agrega que se puso en contacto con abogados de estados unidos, y u voy a se
a raise. >> plenty of bark. what he is doing to help new york grow its way back from hurricane sandy. >>> say farewell to the old fiscal cliff and debt ceiling and get used to this word. sequester. it hit in march if congress doesn't act. if you lost track of the debt ceiling and budget battles t came out of the debt limit deal. it was the white house's idea to hold washington's feet to the fire. the cuts were never supposed to happen. the committee that replaced them failed and at the start of the ewe near, the deal triggered even further until march 1st. we are faced with the looming cuts a few weeks away that boiled down to $85 billion that will be slashed by this fall if nothing happens. the focus has been on the cuts and the entire $1.2 trillion will be a 50-50 defense between defense and spending. to put us into perspective is the center for social inclusion. the sequester was designed to be something that would never happen. prot expect would scare washington into coming out with something else. there sounds out of washington, particularly from republicans that they might be o
, so no traffic in all of massachusetts, 100 days ago superstorm sandy devastated stretches of the northeast. many are stocking up on food, water, gas in case there are shortages, and there are possibilities of that. they're already warning of possible widespread powerout acknowledges, in new york city it might be ice first. we're in lower manhattan. battery park city. this is misery upon misery for superstorm sandy victims. >> certainly is. this huge snowstorm is going to hit many of the exact same areas that sandy hit so hard just about, as you said, 100 days ago. there are many people, victims of sandy, who still are not back in their homes, living in shelters, many of them. there are many who have not back into their homes but have not yet got full power. cannot run full heating. so they're going to suffer a great deal tonight with these diving temperatures. the snow and the winds that are also coming with this. and if those factors don't do enough damage, there's also great concern about the storm surge. take a look at these figures. new jersey, new york, east of new yo
. it's the first major storm to hit the northeast since hurricane sandy and it could be one for the record books. residents and businesses spent the day preparing for the worst. >> tom: i'm tom hudson. the u.s. trade gap narrows as the world buys more made in america products and the u.s. buys less foreign oil. >> susie: and with gas prices rising, chevy hopes its new diesel chevy cruze will attract buyers looking for more miles per gallon. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r." >> susie: millions of people are bracing tonight for a powerful snow storm that could cripple the east coast. some forecasters say this could be the blizzard of the century with record amounts of snow and extremely strong winds. in parts of the northeast, transportation was shut down. the governors of massachusetts and connecticut declared a state of emergency and banned car travel, train service and cancelled flights in and out of boston. while the worst of the storm has yet to hit, many businesses and cities were busy making preparations today. erika miller reports. >> reporter: this monstrous s
it in the yard. lucky for us, i know someone who is a real super-duper cleaner-upper. who's that? sandy the sand hopper, of course! what's a sand-hopper? imagine a shrimp that's smaller than small! she lives at the beach. shall we pay her a call? yes! maybe she can teach us to be better cleaner-uppers! let's go to the seawaddle shore and ask her. your mother will not mind at all if you do! (laughs) mom! can sally and i visit sandy the sand hopper on the seawaddle shore, to learn how to be better cleaner-uppers? seawaddle shore? that sounds like a neat idea. just make sure you hop back by bedtime! we can go! we can go! we can go! we can go! i know! i know! to the thingamajigger! ♪ (giggle) ♪ ♪ are you ready? - yes we are! ♪ ♪ are you steady? - yes we are! ♪ ♪ are you sure you're ready to explore....? ♪ ♪ yes we are! then buckle up! [honk] ♪ flick the jiggermawhizzer! [boing] [honk] [pop] ♪ isn't this fun? yahooooo! ♪ here we go, go, go go! on an adventure. ♪ ♪ the thingamajigger is up and away! ♪ ♪ go, go, go, go! on an adventure. ♪ ♪ we'r
posthumously to the newtown teachers who died trying to protect their students at sandy hook elementary school. the announcement by the white house is jet another point of focus on gun violence. bringing the issue to the front of the news again. but that's been happening a lot these days. in fact, i think it is an important salient political point to note just how many days there have been since the mass shooting at sandy hook elementary school in which gun violence, gun policy, gun reform in one way or another has been a huge part of the day's news. it's not an accident that guns and gun violence have stayed in the news so much. it is very much by design that this is happening. the common wisdom, particularly the beltway common wisdom is that reform on the issue of guns is hard, if not impossible, to achieve. and that's in part because we'll get bored of even talking about this as an issue. it will fade away. what happened at sandy hook was terrible, but it will go down as just another one on a list of horrible gun massacres that have happened in the u.s. and yes, they are terrible and horrib
don't miss it. >>> from whiteouts to red tape to sandy victims. so mad at the government red tape she wrapped her house in it. >>> and now that he is on his way out, did we just hear the transportation secretary call all that stimulus a waste of time? hi. hi. i'm here to pick up some cacti. it should be under stephens. the verizon share everything plan for small business. get a shareable pool of data... got enough joshua trees? ... on up to 25 devices. so you can spend less time... yea, the golden barrels... managing wireless costs and technology and more time driving your business potential. looks like we're going to need to order more agaves... ah! oh! ow! ... and more bandages. that's powerful. sharble data plus unlimited talk and text. now save $50 on a droid razr maxx hd by motorola. >> what did you just say, ray? after four years on the job and more than 300 billion taxpayer dollars for transportation projects, ray la hood pushing to spend even more cash on what he calls a bold plan to fix america's roads and he says you'll be on board. >> i tone think you'd be turning off peopl
. >>> still reeling after hurricane sandy and tonight we'll show you how volunteers play such an important role in helping people get back on their feet. >> i dropped my real job to do this. this is more important. so this is no juggling. there's just one ball in the air and it's called sandy. >> tonight we'll hear from a man >>> there's a growing crisis in tunisia tonight. a riot broke out there. the funeral of a political opposition leader in the city of tune is. there was an assassination on wednesday. police fired tear gas at thousands of mourners today. businesses and mass transit are on strike. for the first time in 30 years there. the arab springs uprising began in tunisia two years ago. until this week, that country avoided the recent chaos found in neighboring egypt. >>> some of the most intense conditions we've seen from the storm slamming the northeast are up in massachusetts. the weather channel's mike seidel in the heart of it. he has more from revere beach. take a look. >> reporter: so far we've been hit by wind gusts to 45 miles an hour. look at the snow blowing horizontally
's amazing what soup can do. >>> a little more than 100 days since sandy blew through the northeast and caused $50 billion in damage. from point pleasant to brooklyn to staten island and hoboken, thousands are trying to piece back their lives and trying to move on. from the wreckage, our next guest saw an opportunity to help. after a 15-year hiatus from woodworking because it's hard to find the materials from your new york city apartment, he took to the street, collecting materials from the downed trees in various parks across the boroughs. he is repurposing them. what would have been wood chip or waste he carves into bowls and vases. he teamed up with the new york restoration project, a nonprofit dedicated to replanting trees and is donating 20% of sales to the cause. in our guest spot is agent and artist. before people accuse me of being some tree hugging touchy feely liberal, i am not. i walked into williams sonoma and saw you and thought these were beautiful. we struck up a conversation and you told me about what you were doing. >> so the individual project itself of using trees
in the last few hours -- >> you mean hurricane sandy? >> yeah. "in the last few hours sudden danger signs in polling." saying that obama could be coming back because of the storm. the fact of the matter is that before hurricane sandy started obama was trailing mitt romney in gallup and rasmussen and virtually all the major polling because he had lost the first debate, not recovered in the second, and gotten a little bit better in the third. and nobody could tell the impact of sandy. 15% of the voters made up their minds in the last 72 hours. and they cited sandy as number one. >> it wasn't just sandy. when the numbers finally came in for obama, he just cleaned romney's clock. i mean, he did. and unfortunately for you guys, it was a really bad beating in the end. it wasn't even close. it wasn't a nail-biter. it wasn't a surprise. obama ran in the end clear l. a much better campaign. and you can't just honestly, dick, blame a storm and say that swung it completely to obama. obama was going to win without the storm. >> i prefer to believe that cnn's polling was accurate. wouldn't you? >> i t
superstorm sandy are fresh in his mind and the mind of many people in the new york city area. new york city police commissioner ray kelly is here with me. we'll be talking in just a moment. we want to go to the north first and new england which has been getting pummeled through the day. this is one of the ten biggest storms in history. in boston right now, already breaking the record of 27 inches which was set ten years ago back in 2003. and that is the fear that made massachusetts governor duvall patrick to take drastic action. he said, if you are on the road driving after 4:00 this afternoon, you could face a year in jail. a significant step to make. "outfront," jason carroll, he's live in boston. ali velshi is live. jason, it has been a pretty incredible day there. and record snowfall throughout. what's it been like? >> well, i have to tell you, erin, condition here in boston are frankly miserable. it's a kind of icy snow that's been blowing around in your face. and just to give you an idea the condition of snow, earlier today it was very sticky. it's starting to become much more powdery
to address gun violence in our city. as the mayor mentioned, the tragic event that occurred at sandy hook elementary school last week was truly horrifying. and painful for all of us to sit back and witness. but i'm here today not to speak of last week's events in connecticut, but i'm here today because of the phone calls that i regularly get from many of the police officers that are here in this room today in the middle of the night. department officers informing me and alerting me of the violent shootings that are happening right here in our own neighborhood. i'm here today because i have personally visited too many families as they grieve the loss of loved ones, largely due to gun violence. i'm here today because of the time that i've spent at general hospital consoling innocent victims of gun violence, some as young as five years old. i'm here because we have to do more and use every legislative and executive power that are available to us to continue to address the causes as well as the impacts of senseless gun violence occurring in our neighborhoods. now, what we know is that many of
to expect in our area coming up. >> three months since hurricane sandy slammed the eastern sea barred and cost $50 billion in damage. life is far from normal. for the tens of thousand of people who were in sandy any path. tonight, jim rosenfeld revisits areas hit hard. areas from which he reported after the monster storm. he is there to see how the recovery, how the recoveries is going. >> 90 days after sandy swept into new jersey, it is still very much a work in progress. at this boardwalk amusement park. >> here its one of the cars that go. this was made by the pretzel manufacturing company in the 1920s. >> as we are shown the flooded out guts of what is billed as america's oldest house, it is clear what is really scary here, massive rebuilding task ahead across the region. >> we need nor help and quickly. >> brian couric, runs a relief foundation, created in the whack of sandy. >> i've don't think washington or the country knows what we are going through. >> reporter: from debris still piled in still uninhabited ortley beach. where homes remain shattered, on the battered jersey sho
like after superstorm sandy. >> all indications are the gas supply is plentiful and deliveries will not be disrupted. >> reporter: at the airport, at least 4,500 flights canceled through sunday and delays felt as far away as los angeles. in boston, getting off the roads and home was most important. >> my concern is about the power. >> i heard we might get a foot or two. so it sounds like the blizzard of '78 which i grew up hearing my parents talk about. and it may be our turn now. >> reporter: diane, the worst of it is just getting under way, it go through the early morning hours. we've had a 50-plus miles per hour gust. i have the goggles and i'm going to need it here. as will everyone else. >> snappy goggles, but you do need that protection. so you're ordered off the roads in boston. but gio benitez is out on other roads for us tonight in hartford, connecticut. >> we're making the drive up to hartford, connecticut, the governor here has already declared a state of emergency. he's also ordering people off the roads. as conditions deteriorate into a blizzard. >> please stay off
is set to open one year from now. >>> coming up next, a community in ruins after superstorm sandy. tonight, why so many are struggling to rebuild three months after the storm. >> also, the northeast bracing for a blizzard that could be one for the record books. doug will rejoin us to tell us who will get >>> time has all but stood still in one community hit hard by hurricane sanl di. breezy point in new york was nearly wiped out by fires and floods three months ago. tonight, we go back to the scene to see why the recovery has barely begun. >> how you doing? stop by the fire house. i have some guys over there. >> triage continues on the rockaway peninsula. >> 14 miles by the crow from times square. and this is going on. volunteer fire chief marty ingram shows us a part of new york city still reeling from sandy. >> you can see this spot, a home used to be there. >> reporter: damage still just as it was. ach oceans and bay waters merged sparking floods here. >> 125 homes lost to fire the night sandy hit here in breezy point. hundreds more devastated by floodwaters. but amarked for id
. ♪ spacious skies >> reporter: students from sandy hook elementary singing "america the beautiful," and then -- ♪ o say >> reporter: a powerful rendition of the national anthem by alicia keys followed by the game. baltimore took a commanding lead early, and at halftime -- >> reporter: beyonce commanded the stage. joined a surprise reunion by destiny's child. ♪ all the single ladies the second half began with an electric kickoff return by jacoby jones. then the electricity went out. a loss of power left half the stadium in the dark and caused a 34-minute delay in the game. >> let's go. >> reporter: when the game ended, it was the niners who had all the energy, mounting a huge comeback. in the end, the baltimore ravens hold on for an exciting win. the end of the super bowl, but the party continues in new orleans. mardi gras resumes. jay gray, nbc news, new orleans. >> that game hurt a little bit. >>> the family of muhammad ali is trying to knock out rumors that the boxing legend is on his deathbed. they released photos of the 71-year-old at his arizona home watching the super bo
should remain in leicester. and to the aftermath of super storm sandy. more than three months after the wind and rain reached destruction, thousands of families are still coming to grips with the scale of the loss. precious photographs are among the possessions that many said they have lost forever. thanks to the worker operation photo rescue, those images could be restored. >> i have a house fire during the hurricane. the photos for the most part were lost. i was able to rescue three roles from a study abroad trip to australia, as well as a couple of pictures of the house about was burned. this weekend, we are working with a great group of volunteers called operation frodo rescue to replace those photos the were damaged by sandy. >> the images will be looked at to see if they are salvageable. then they are brought to the lead managing loud, where the team will organize and then photograph them. then they are uploaded to a server where they go online and people all around the world will be doing these four sharp restoration's. -- photoshop restoration's. and then the company offers
it caved it in. >> vernon snyder got things in order following hurricane sandy and 7 feet of water is in his basement. the walk-in cooler could be gone. >> depending on what works and what don't work, 150,000, 200,000. >> snyder has pumps working overtime to dry out the electrical units. he still hasn't gotten a check from his insurance company following sandy where he lost $70,000 in equipment. aencloses the area, roads -- across the area, roads were closed. >> you know the detour? >> yes. >> a homeless woman was unable to get away from the flood willing. she was trapped in the low lying woods in laurel where her body was later found. the gates to two dams were open making the situation worse. bwi recorded 2 inches of rain. >> miserable weekend. not a good weekend to release but what can you do. >> we have been seeing road closed signs throughout the area. cars have been dodging them and the biggest message is to turn around. don't temp fate when it comes to high standing water. >>> new tonight, an attack in owe wednesday mills sends a person to shock trauma. a man was stabbed in
of sandy are sleeping in hotels and motels after they lost their homes months ago. the federal government has spend $26 million just to house people in new jersey, but jim rosenfield found some who say they came very close to being left out in the cold. since sandy hit, it's been home to flooded-out refugees. including her 14-month-old son. >> i'm so stressed out every day. fema pays for booker's stay under a temporary program slated to end any day now. the agency says some 1500 people are still in the program in new jersey, down from a high of 5,000 when sandy first hit. >> they want people on a more permanent situation, but it's not easy. >> why? >> because you have hundreds of people applying -- you see one ad, and by the time you get to see the place, it's already taken. >> reporter: so many lives in a holding pattern, people waiting for word from insurance companies and the federal government. >> down the hall. >> new arrival grateful for girl scout gift bags for her family of five. was it heated? >> no, we used space heaters. >> you way she felt through the cracks, i'm not sure if t
for major snowstorm. however, we are still dealing with the aftermath of another storm, sandy. but the red tape surrounding fema's national flood insurance program is leaving homeowners and businesses out in the cold with more on this, stephen moore, editorial board member for the wall street journal. welcome to the show. always great to have you here. >> thank you. gerri: you look like you're in a safe, warm place, which is good. [laughter] it's going to be a doozy, right? >> two feet of snow. gerri: i want you to hear what chris christie, the governor of new jersey, had to say. boy, is he upset with fema. here he is. >> people need to know how much money they're going to have from their flood insurance to be able to rebuild, repair their homes. the national flood insurance plan has stunk. gerri: it stunk. you heard that, and i think he's probably got it right. why can't the federal government get money out to people in these kinds of cases? >> you know, gerri, it's a little frustrating that governor christie is saying what he's saying right now about the fact that fema hasn't perform per
superstorm sandy which knocked heat and power out for millions of customers. i'll speak with the head of one of the biggest power companies in the northeast and president obama now warning that drastic spending cuts could have a devastating effect on the economy. you choose which accounts to track and use fidelity's analytics to spot trends, gain insights, and figure out what you want to do next. all in one place. i'm meredith stoddard and i helped create the fidelity guided portfolio summary. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. >>> welcome back. winter storm nemo striking with full force. we've got full team coverage. jackie d'angelis is standing by outside headquarters and mary thompson is outside a home depot in new jersey and jay gray is live tonight in boston. jackie, kick things off for us. >> reporter: good afternoon. moments ago governor cuomo declaring a state of emergency. as of now subways in manhattan with fully running and fully functional but we could see closures if things get worse later on
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